Ireland Superleague Select Steal One from England Select

January 14, 2013 9:56 am 5 comments

by Sam Neter

Ireland Select vs England SelectIreland Superleague Select escaped Birmingham with an 83-80 victory over England Select on Sunday at the NIA, Birmingham, despite trailing most of the game.

Mindaugas Tamusauskas hit a shot to tie for game for Ireland with 1 minute 15 seconds remaining, and England would not score again following a score from Jason Killeen 20 seconds later to take the lead and a final free throw from Tamusauskas.

Ireland were led by Tamusauskas’ 17 points, Killeen finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds and Darren Towns added a 16 point, 10 rebound double double of his own.

Tayo Ogedengbe was dominant for England, finishing with 33 points despite missing 12 free throws, Kai Williams had 17 points, going 5/6 from deep and Mike Tuck joined them in double figures with a 10 point, 12 rebound double double.

Box score.

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Kerry January 15, 2013 at 5:07 pm

Sorry so that twang Mike Tuck has in his accent is an English accent…..WOW!!!! And being beat by Ireland?? What is the point in this England Team??


Rich January 16, 2013 at 3:49 am

Pretty embarassing…


Patrick January 17, 2013 at 7:25 pm

when is the highlight video going to be uploaded?


neil w January 19, 2013 at 1:14 am

There won’t be many highlights for England if the score line is anything to go by


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